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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Pinḥas (1 Kings 18:46:19-21), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning...
Topics: Parashat Pinhas, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Jul 3, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Balaq (Mikhah 5:6:6-8), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word for...
Topics: Parashat Balaq, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Jun 29, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Ḥuqat (Judges 11:1-33), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word for...
Topics: Parashat Huqat, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Jun 23, 2020 Einstein, Albert
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What I Believe: Living Philosophies XIII by ALBERT EINSTEIN Forum and Century (1930-1940); Oct 1930; LXXXIV, 4; American Periodicals pg. 192
Topic: philosophy
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Jun 19, 2020 Mayer, Isaac Gantwerk
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The Emancipation Proclamation translated into Biblical Hebrew, suitable for chanting on Juneteenth. This work has been cross-posted to the Open Siddur Project
Topics: Juneteenth, new megillot
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Jun 10, 2020 Bresslau, Marcus Heinrich
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A collection of teḥinot (supplicatory prayers), translated into English from an unnamed prayerbook circulating in Germany, by Marcus Heinrich Bresslau (1808-1864). This work has been cross-posted to the Open Siddur Project.
Topics: tehinot, Jewish prayer, Jewish women's prayers
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat b'Ha'alotekha (Zekhariah 2:14-4:7), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning...
Topics: Parashat b'Ha'alotekha, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Jun 5, 2020 haLevi, Yehudah ben Shmuel
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A English translation by Nina Salaman of the piyyutim of Yehudah ben Shmuel haLevi (c. 1075-1141), "chiefly from the critical text edited by Heinrich Brody, Ph.D."
Topics: Piyyutim, Jewish poetry
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May 24, 2020 Mayer, Isaac Gantwerk
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A Megillah written to commemorate for United States Jewry a Purim Sheni ceremony recognizing the remandering by President Abraham Lincoln of General Ulysses S. Grant's General Order No. 11. This work is cross-posted to the Open Siddur Project .
Topics: Purim Sheni, Jewry of the United States of America
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May 24, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Naso (Judges 13:2-25), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word for...
Topics: Parashat Naso, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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May 23, 2020 Spiro, Hannah
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A maḥzor (festival prayerbook) for the High Holidays prepared for the Hill Havurah congregation in Washington, D.C. by Rabbi Hannah Spiro in 2019. Cover art by Sarah Buford. This work is cross-posted to the Open Siddur Project.
Topics: mahzorim, rosh hashanah, yom kippur
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May 22, 2020 Gottlober, Avrom Ber
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A history of the Karaites by historian and playwright Avrom Ber Gottlober, published in Vilna in 1865.  This work is cross-posted to the Open Siddur Project. This work was derived by Aharon Varady from a scan made by Google Books from a copy held in the collection of the Bavarian State Library.
Topic: Karaite Jews
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May 21, 2020 Waskow, Arthur
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The Rainbow Haftarah (1993) by Arthur Waskow, with its Hebrew translation by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi. This work is cross-posted to  the Open Siddur Project .
Topics: haftarah readings, ecotastrophe
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May 19, 2020 Kiss, Arnold
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A collection of prayers for young Jewish girls in Magyar by Rabbi Arnold Kiss. An earlier collection of prayer, Mirjam (1904), was written for Jewish women.
Topics: Jewish women's prayer, Hungarian Jewry
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May 18, 2020 Kiss, Arnold
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A collection of Magyar vernacular prayers for Jewish women published in in 1904, written by Rabbi Arnold Kiss (1869-1940). The publication was followed by a second collection for young Jewish girls, Noémi , published in 1906, also in Magyar. An edition of Mirjam in German was published in 1907. 
Topics: Jewish women's prayer, Hungarian Jewry
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May 18, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat b'Midbar (Hosea 2:1-22), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word for...
Topics: Parashat Bamidbar, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for the second day of Shavuot (Ḥabaquq 2:20-3:19), "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trope for trope”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word for word....
Topics: Shavuot, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for the first day of Shavuot (Ezekiel 1:1-28 and 3:12), "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trope for trope”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word for...
Topics: Shavuot, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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May 17, 2020 Fellman, Len
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The text of Megillat Ruth (the Scroll of Ruth) in Hebrew with an English translation "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillized Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trope for trope”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word for word. This text is...
Topics: Megillath Ruth, megillah readings, transtropilation
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May 16, 2020 Simhah ben Samuel of Vitry
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A critical edition of the Maḥzor Vitry prepared by Abraham Berliner and published by the Mekize Nirdamim Society. This digital edition was derived by Aharon Varady for the Open Siddur Project from a scan by Google Books.
Topics: Jewish prayer, siddurim
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat beḤuqotai (Jeremiah 16:19-17:14), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew...
Topics: Parashat beHuqotai, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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May 13, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat beHar (Jeremiah 32:6-27), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word for...
Topics: Parashat beHar, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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May 13, 2020 Dan Levene, Dalia Marx, and Siam Bharyo
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An academic article on an amulet bowl, SD 12, containing an "angels on all sides formula" similar to that appearing in the Jewish liturgy of the bedtime shema. 
Topics: amulet bowls, Jewish magic
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A collection of Jewish prayers in German edited by Rabbi Samson Wolf Rosenfeld.
Topic: Jewish prayer
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May 4, 2020 Giorgio-Rubin, Joshua
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A prayerbook for weekday mornings prepared by Joshua Giorgio-Rubin and shared with the Open Siddur Project. 
Topics: Jewish prayer, siddurim
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May 4, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Emor (Ezekiel 44:15-31), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word for...
Topics: Parashat Emor, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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May 3, 2020 Hertz, Joseph Herman
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The second of three volumes containing chief rabbi Joseph H. (Yosef Tsvi) Hertz's revised edition of the Authorised Daily Prayer Book of the United Hebrew Congregations of the British Empire. This volume contains prayers for Sabbath day including Rabbi Hertz's translation and annotation on Pirkei Avot. All three volumes are distinguished by Rabbi Hertz's commentary in addition to his translation. This work is cross-posted to the Open Siddur Project.
Topics: Jewish liturgy, siddurim
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Apr 27, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Qedoshim (Amos 9:7-15 [Ashkenazim] & Ezekiel 20:2-20 [Sefaradim]), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew...
Topics: Parashat Qedoshim, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Aḥarei Mot (Ezekiel 22:1-19), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning...
Topics: Parashat Aharei Mot, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Apr 22, 2020 Gantwerk Mayer, Isaac
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A Torah reading (divided into three aliyot) and a Haftarah reading to be recited for days commemorating genocides such as (but not limited to) the Holocaust, chanted by Isaac Gantwerk Mayer.
Topics: Holocaust Memorial Days, scriptural readings
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Apr 21, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Metsora (2 Kings 7:3-20), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word for...
Topics: Parashat Metsora, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Apr 17, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Tazria (2 Kings 4:42-5:19), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word...
Topics: Parashat Tazria, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Apr 12, 2020 Gaster, Moses
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A prayer by chief rabbi of the Spanish & Portuguese Synagogues, Dr. Moses Gaster, during an epidemic in January 1892. This work is cross-posted to the Open Siddur Project.
Topics: Jewish prayer, epidemics
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Apr 11, 2020 Israelite Board of Rabbis
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A Passover Haggadah by the Israelite Board of Rabbis, edited by Rabbi Sholomo ben Levy in 2019. This Haggadah was first shared at blackjews.org . Content from this haggadah is cross-posted to the Open Siddur Project.
Topics: Passover, Haggadot, Black Israelite Jewry
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Apr 10, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Shemini (2 Samuel 6:1-7:17), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word...
Topics: Parashat Shemini, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for the eighth day of Pesaḥ (Isaiah 10:32-12:6), "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trope for trope”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word for word....
Topics: Pesah, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Shabbat Ḥol haMo'ed Pesaḥ (Ezekiel 36:37-37:17), "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trope for trope”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word for...
Topics: Pesah, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for the first day of Pesaḥ (2 Kings 23:1-9 and 23:21-25), "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trope for trope”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word for...
Topics: Pesah, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for the first day of Pesaḥ (Joshua 3:5-7, 5:1-15, 6:1, and 6:27), "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trope for trope”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning...
Topics: Pesah, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Apr 7, 2020 Beit-Halachmi, Rachel Sabath
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A Passover Seder supplement acknoweldging the special conditions under the shadow of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.
Topics: Passover seder, Passover supplements
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Apr 5, 2020 Feinstein, Eve
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A transcription of the Heidenheim Haggadah with an English translation by Dr. Eve Feinstein. This work is cross-posted to the Open Siddur Project.
Topics: Passover, haggadot
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Mar 24, 2020 Hebrew Publishing Company
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An anthology of teḥinot published by the Hebrew Publishing Company in 1916. There are a number of "Rav Peninim" editions but not all contain the same teḥinot (although there is always considerable overlap). This work is cross-posted to the Open Siddur Project. This work was initially scanned by Google Books from a volume held in the collection of the University of Wisconsin-Madison library.
Topics: Jewish prayer, Jewish women's prayer, tehinot
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Mar 17, 2020 Zagoria-Moffet, Adam
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Siddur Masorti, compiled by Rabbi Adam Zagoria-Moffet, is an egalitarian and Sefaradi prayerbook with a complete gender-neutral translation, containing a full transliteration, as well as art (by Noam Sienna) and commentary. This work is cross-posted to the Open Siddur Project .
Topics: Jewish prayer, siddurim, Sefaradi
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Mar 14, 2020 Herz, Markus
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A Jewish prayer for a physician by the physician and lecturer on philosophy, Markus Herz, from 1783.
Topics: Jewish prayer, Medicine
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Mar 14, 2020 Euchel, Isaac Abraham
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A prayer of a physician originally written in German by Markus Herz translated into Hebrew by Isaac Abraham Euchel, in his Hebrew periodical, Ha-Me'asef, in Iyyar [May] 1790.
Topics: Jewish prayer, Medicine
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Mar 14, 2020 Friedenwald, Harry
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An article on Jewish medical ethics by Dr. Harry Friedenwald, Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, v.28, 1917.
Topic: Jewish medical ethics
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A collection of Purim Sheni megillot compiled by Joseph Kohen-Zedek and published in 1865/6.
Topics: Purim Sheni, Megillot
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Mar 11, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Tsav (Jeremiah 7:21-8:3 & 9:22-23), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew...
Topics: Parashat Tsav, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Mar 11, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Vayiqra (Isaiah 43:21-44:23), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word...
Topics: Parashat Vayiqra, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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A speech by Elizabeth Warren cantillized with Masoretic Cantillation by Rabbi David Evan Markus in 2018.  This work is cross-posted to the Open Siddur Project . 
Topics: Purim, Elizabeth Warren, Women's History Month, cantillated speeches
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Mar 3, 2020 Lavery-Yisraëli, Hillel Ḥayyim
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 A full recording of the reading of Megillat Esther suitable for the study of the chanting of each chapter, by Rabbi Hillel Ḥayyim Lavery-Yisraëli. This work is cross-posted to the Open Siddur Project.
Topics: Megillat Esther, megillah readings, Purim
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Mar 3, 2020 Fellman, Len
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The text of Megillat Esther (the Scroll of Esther) in Hebrew with an English translation "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillized Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trope for trope”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word for word. This text is...
Topics: Megillat Esther, megillah readings, transtropilation
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Feb 29, 2020 Assemblea Dei Rabbini D'Italia
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A prayer disseminated by the Assemblea Dei Rabbini D'Italia in response to the Coronavirus Outbreak in Italy and around the world.
Topics: Jewish prayer, pandemics, epidemics
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Feb 29, 2020 Elad-Appelbaum, Tamar
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A prayer for peace among those in a fierce argument based on prayers of Reb Nosson of Nemirov (disciple of Rebbe Nachman of Bratzlav) adapted by Rabbi Tamar Elad-Appelbaum for a prayer of unity and fraternity in advance of the Israeli legislative election, 2 March 2020.
Topics: Jewish prayer, civic prayers, election day
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Ph'qudei  and Sukkot Day 2 (1 Kings 7:51-8:21), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the...
Topics: Parashat Ph'qudei, Sukkot, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Vayaqhel and Ḥanukkah Day 2 (1 Kings 7:13-26 & 7:40-50), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in...
Topics: Parashat Vayaqhel, Hanukkah, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Feb 23, 2020 Schechter, Abraham
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Dr. Abraham Schechter's dissertation thesis for Dropsie College, republished by the Jewish Publication Society in 1930.
Topics: Seder Hibbur Berakhot, Jewish liturgy, liturgical customs
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Feb 21, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Shabbat Zakhor (1 Samuel 15:1-34), in the annual cycle before Pesaḥ, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew...
Topics: Shabbat Zakhor, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Feb 21, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Shabbat Shqalim (2 Kings 11:17-12:17), in the annual cycle before Pesaḥ, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the...
Topics: Shabbat Shqalim, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Feb 21, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Shabbat Parah (Ezekiel 36:16-38), in the annual cycle before Pesaḥ, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew...
Topics: Parashat Parah, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Feb 21, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Shabbat haḤodesh (Ezekiel 45:16-46:18), in the annual cycle before Pesaḥ, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the...
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Feb 21, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Shabbat haGadol (Malakhi 3:4-24), in the annual cycle before Pesaḥ, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew...
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for the Minḥah service on Fast Days (Isaiah 55:6-56:8), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the...
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Shabbat Rosh Ḥodesh (Isaiah 66), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word for...
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Shabbat Maḥar Ḥodesh (1 Samuel 20:18-42), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew...
Topics: Shabbat Mahar Hodesh, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Feb 21, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat T'tsaveh (Ezekiel 43:10-27), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word...
Topics: Parashat T'tsaveh, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Feb 21, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Terumah (I Kings 5:26-6:13), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word...
Topics: Parashat Terumah, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Feb 20, 2020 Anshei Shinkali
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A compilation of prayers according to the liturgical custom of the Cochini Jewish community (minhag Anshei Shinkali), published in Amsterdam in 1769. The page images presented here are the derivative of a work was scanned by Google Books from a volume held in the National Library of the Netherlands.  This work is cross-posted to the Open Siddur Project
Topics: Mahzorim, Indian Jewry, Cochin
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Feb 15, 2020 Merkos L'Inyonai Chinuch
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An early edition of the siddur, Tehilat Hashem, for weekdays and Shabbat, published by the ḤaBaD movement of Ḥasidut under the auspices of the 7th rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson. This work is cross-posted to the Open Siddur Project.
Topics: siddurim, HaBaD movement
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Feb 8, 2020
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The tiqqun for Shabbat collecting prayers and piyyutim of the school of Isaac Luria, that greatly influenced the development of the Kabbalat Shabbat liturgy. This work was digitized by Google Books from a volume held in the collection of the Austrian National Library.
Topics: Kabbalat Shabbat, tiqqunim, Lurianic Kabbalah
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Feb 5, 2020
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A collection of teḥinot published in Eastern Europe circa 1840. The PDF here was derived from images downloaded from the Israeli National Library, here , and is presented mainly because their web-viewing application does not provide the ability to link to a specific page.
Topic: tkhines literature
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From the Chronicle of Jerahmeel, Moses Gaster's transcription of the Aramaic text of the Song of the Three Children and Bel & the Dragon, which he argues served as an antecedent to Theodotion's text of Daniel.
Topics: Bel & the Dragon, Song of the Three Children, deuterocanonical works
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Jan 30, 2020 Gábor Weisz
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A bilingual Hebrew and Magyar shabbat prayerbook for Hungarian-Jewish women.
Topics: Jewish Prayer, bilingual Hebrew-Magyar prayerbooks
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Jan 30, 2020 Julius Fischer, Gábor Weisz, József Patai
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 1908
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Jan 30, 2020 Gaster, Moses
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A maḥzor for Yom Kippur. The third volume of a set of Hebrew-English prayer books published by the S&P community of London based Sefaradim, compiled by the scholar Moses Gaster with the English translation of David de Aaron de Sola. This volume, originally published in 1904, contains amendments added in its 1934 printing. This work is cross-posted to the  Open Siddur Project .
Topics: mahzorim, Yom Kippur, Nusah Sefaradi
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Jan 30, 2020 Gaster, Moses
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A maḥzor for Rosh haShanah. The second volume of a set of Hebrew-English prayer books published by the S&P community of London based Sefaradim, compiled by the scholar Moses Gaster with the English translation of David de Aaron de Sola. This work is cross-posted to the  Open Siddur Project .
Topics: mahzorim, Rosh haShanah, Nusah Sefaradi
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Jan 27, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Mishpatim (Jeremiah 34:8-22, and 33:25-26), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew...
Topics: Parashat Mishpatim, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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An ecumenical service prepared for MLK Jr. Day by Temple Emanuel and the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Manhattan in 2017.  This work is cross-posted to the Open Siddur Project .
Topics: MLK Jr. Day, ecumenical readings
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Jan 16, 2020 King, Martin Luther Jr.
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Martin Luther King's published speech from the March on Washington in 1963, "I have a dream..."
Topics: Speeches, MLK Jr.
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Jan 16, 2020 Markus, David Evan
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A haftarah reading for MLK Shabbat prepared with trōp by David Evan Markus from Dr. King’s famous speech read at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (August 28, 1963).
Topics: tropification, haftarah readings, MLK Shabbat
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Jan 14, 2020 Schachter-Shalomi, Zalman
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The Sabbath Supplement to Reb Zalman's Siddur Tehillat Hashem Yedaber Pi, shared with the Open Siddur Project in 2009. This work is cross-posted to the Open Siddur Project .
Topics: Siddurim, Shabbat
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Jan 11, 2020 Jewish Publication Society
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The Jewish Publication Society's The Holy Scriptures According to the Masoretic Text: A New Translation (1917). 
Topics: Tanakh, Jewish translation, Hebrew Bible
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Jan 8, 2020 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Yitro (Isaiah 6:1-7:6, and 9:5-6), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning...
Topics: Parashat Yitro, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Jan 7, 2020
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A variation of the liturgical Ashrei (Psalms 145 with introductory and closing verses) found in the work, Divrei Gad haḤozeh (Chronicle of Gad the Seer). These pages from the 2015 publication of the same by Meir Bar-Ilan.
Topics: deuterocanonical works, Jewish pseudepigrapha
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Jan 7, 2020 Brodie, Israel
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The Seder Tefilah from the Ets Ḥayyim, a compilation of law and custom for the Jews of England set down by Jacob ben Jehudah Ḥazzan of London in 1287. This transcription of the manuscript held in the collection of the Library of the University of Leipzig was made by the chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom and British Commonwealth, Israel Brodie in 1962.
Topic: Jewish liturgical custom
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Dec 26, 2019 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Va'era (Ezekiel 28:25-29:21), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word...
Topics: Parashat Va'era, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Retouched page images of MS 281 containing kavvanot (intentions) and brakhot (blessings) for kindling the Ḥanukkah lights. MS 281 is a manuscript composed in Italy 1793 and held in the collection of HUC-JIR Klau Library Cincinnati. This work is cross-posted to the Open Siddur Project.
Topics: Hanukkah, blessings, kavvanot
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Dec 20, 2019 Varady, Aharon
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The critical text of Megillat Antiokhus prepared by Menachem Tsvi Kaddari set side-by-side with a critical translation by John C. Reeves. This work is cross-posted to the Open Siddur Project .
Topics: Hanukkah, Megillat Antiokhus
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Megillat Yehudit was written by an unknown author sometime before 1402 (probably between the 12th and 14th century) when the story was copied by the scribe Moshe Shmie'el Dascola. Transcriptions of Megillat Yehudit from the manuscript copy held by the Bodleian Library. The Hebrew text has been published twice in full by A.M. Habermann as “Megillat yehudit le-omrah be-hanukkah,” Maḥanayim 52 (1961), pp. 42–47 and in his Ḥadashim gam yeshanim: hiburim shonim mi-tokh kitvei yad be-tziruf...
Topics: Megillat Yehudit, Judith, Ḥanukkah
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Dec 17, 2019 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Shemot (Isaiah 27:6-28:13, 29:22-23), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew...
Topics: Parashat Shemot, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Dec 16, 2019 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat b'Shalaḥ (Judges 4:4-5:31), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word...
Topics: Parashat b'Shalaḥ, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Dec 14, 2019 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Vayeḥi (1 Kings 2:1-12), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trōp for trōp”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word for...
Topics: Parashat Vayeḥi, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Dec 14, 2019 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Vayigash (Ezekiel 37:15-28), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trope for trope”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word...
Topics: Parashat Vayigash, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Dec 14, 2019 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Vayeshev (Amos 2:6-3:8), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trope for trope”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word for...
Topics: Parashat Vayeshev, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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A concise introduction to the Siddur, translations of Pirkei Avot and the hymn, Anim Zemirot, as well as a commentary on the liturgy, written by the scholar Israel Wolf Slotki and appended to a reprinting of the prayerbooks of Rabbi Jacob Bosniak in the year following the latter's death in 1964 by Pardes Publishing House Inc.
Topics: Jewish liturgy, Pirkei Avot, Anim Zermirot, liturgical commentary
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Vayishlaḥ (Ovadia 1:1-21), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trope for trope”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word...
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A flyer produced by PJFF.org to promote an event held at the first annual Jewish New Media Festival in 2019, introducing the Open Siddur Project to festival attendees in the National Museum of American Jewish History. This work is cross-posted to the Open Siddur Project .
Topics: event flyers, open siddur project
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Nov 28, 2019 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Vayetsei (Hosea 12:13-14:10), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trope for trope”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning word...
Topics: Parashat Vayetsei, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Nov 28, 2019 Fellman, Len
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An English translation of the Haftarah Reading for Parashat Ḥayyei Sarah (Malachi 1:1-2:7), in the annual cycle, "transtropilized" according to the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible by Len Fellman.  Transtropilation is the term coined by Len Fellman to describe the process of translating from cantillated Hebrew, as closely as possible, “word for word and trope for trope”, with the main purpose being to aid a person with minimal Hebrew training in following the Hebrew leyning...
Topics: Parshat Toldot, haftarah readings, transtropilation
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Nov 26, 2019 Faitlovitch, Jacques
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The text of the Death of Moses in Ge'ez, translated into Hebrew, Arabic, and French by Jacques Faitlovitch and published in 1906.
Topics: Death of Moses, Ethiopic Bible